Published in International Mining Magazine: Considering alternative tailings discharge

May 14, 2019 Bryan Ulrich

Bryan Ulrich argues that central tailings discharge can be especially advantageous at closure


Mining companies have opportunities to reduce long-term risk and increase the resiliency of their tailing storage facilities (TSFs) by evaluating and implementing new tailing management strategies, such as central tailings discharge (CTD). 

In this article from International Mining Magazine, Vice President of Mine Site Infrastructure Bryan Ulrich outlines the advantages of employing a CTD strategy for mine closure.


About the Author

Bryan Ulrich

Bryan Ulrich is a leader in geotechnical design for the mining industry, with more than 30 years of experience. He’s experienced in leading design teams and performing independent reviews of mine waste and heap leach facilities and is particularly skilled at building relationships with key industry contacts.

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